Ecology

Ecology

Feminism and Climate Change: Ama Budge Speaks Out on Why WOC Can’t Be Left Out

Feminism and Climate Change: Ama Budge Speaks Out on Why WOC Can’t Be Left Out

Women worldwide are disproportionately affected by climate change.

by × September 26, 2016 × 0 comments

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Climate Change-Friendly Milk That Empowers African Women: Camels Are the New Cows

Climate Change-Friendly Milk That Empowers African Women: Camels Are the New Cows

Kenya’s increasingly severe dry spells are putting pressure on the country’s cow and goat farmers. But a project in Isiolo is helping women tap into a booming – and drought-resistant – source of income: camel milk.

by × August 22, 2016 × 0 comments

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Happy Tequila Day! Did You Know Plastics Can Be Made from Tequila By-Products?

Happy Tequila Day! Did You Know Plastics Can Be Made from Tequila By-Products?

Ford Motor Company has teamed up with Jose Cuervo to figure out how to use the waste agave fiber to make bioplastics for vehicles.

by × July 22, 2016 × 0 comments

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What’s Summer Like in Far-North Norway?

What’s Summer Like in Far-North Norway?

Most days, the seas are heaving, and sometimes the land heaves with it – there had been four earthquakes the day before our arrival.

by × July 1, 2016 × 0 comments

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1/3 of Women and Girls Worldwide Don’t Have Toilets: Here’s Why That’s a Feminist and Environmental Issue

1/3 of Women and Girls Worldwide Don’t Have Toilets: Here’s Why That’s a Feminist and Environmental Issue

And could toilets create livelihoods for women?

by × June 6, 2016 × 2 comments

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Watch an Eagle Take Out a Drone in One Swoop!

Watch an Eagle Take Out a Drone in One Swoop!

The experts are just training them to do what comes naturally.

by × February 3, 2016 × 1 comment

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The project detailed below only recycled water for tertiary use (watering plants, etc.) but other water recycling schemes are creating drinkable water too.

Recycled Water is the Future. And No It’s Not Gross—Here’s Why

We may remember 2015 as the year recycled water became cool.

by × January 22, 2016 × 3 comments

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A Garden in an Abandoned Desert Swimming Pool: An Oasis of Food

A Garden in an Abandoned Desert Swimming Pool: An Oasis of Food

A self-sustaining ecosystem capable of thriving in Mesa’s harsh desert climate using only a tenth of the water that traditional agriculture uses.

by × January 21, 2016 × 0 comments

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What Is It to Be #HUMAN? Jane Goodall’s Answer Touched Us

What Is It to Be #HUMAN? Jane Goodall’s Answer Touched Us

What makes us human?

by × December 29, 2015 × 0 comments

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Watch: Mountain Lion Set Free After 20 Years Will Warm Your Heart

Watch: Mountain Lion Set Free After 20 Years Will Warm Your Heart

Mufasa is cut from his chains, and I cried.

by × November 24, 2015 × 0 comments